Zurich raises prospect of clean RSA exit for Hester

Stephen Hester

Swiss takeover would offer chance to build onex-RBS chief’s overhaul

Cyber insecurity: When 95% isn’t good enough

Banks have poured millions of dollars into securing their computer networks, but the number of hacks is rising

Zurich draws up plans for RSA bid

Shares jump 18% after Swiss group confirms it might make offer

Hiscox calls for insurance ‘war game’

Chairman of Lloyd’s insurer warns industry about complacency

former Pensions Minister Steve Webb. Photograph: Rosie HallamPensions Minister Steve Webb. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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Royal London to hire ex-pensions minister

Lib Dem once accused by mutual of ‘headline-grabbing’ policies

Aviva orders coal companies to clean up

Insurer threatens to sell shares unless firms tackle climate change

Meiji Yasuda to pay $5bn for StanCorp

Latest in a $63bn spate of Japanese outbound dealmaking

Anthem agrees to buy Cigna for $48bn

Deal will create the biggest health insurer in the US

Anthem closes in on $48bn Cigna takeover

Deal could face difficulty securing approval from regulators

Credit Suisse CEO floats desire for deal

Thiam eyes expanding Swiss bank’s asset management arm

Partner Re opens its books to Exor

Sixth sweetened offer for New York-listed insurer prompts shift

Exor sweetens PartnerRe offer again

Exor hopes to win the backing of PartnerRe shareholders with a special $3 dividend

Preferred stock: Bermuda love triangle

Bizarre takeover battle with preferred shareholders centre stage

Lesson in avoiding death bonds trap

EEA Investors Group is embroiled in a dispute with fund’s management about winding it down

Shin Chang-jae: births to fake deaths

Billionaire former obstetrician has sent staff to mock funerals

Ofcom: There’s gold in that thar copper

Rivals seek to undermine BT by stirring regulator’s feelings

Savers cash in £1.8bn from pension pots

Industry figures show nearly 250,000 payments were made to customers over an eight-week period

Insurers face greater competition from pension overhaul

Potential changes to tax relief could open door for investment houses

Alent acquisition catalysed by demerger

Division of companies opens the door to conquest by conglomerates

Osborne pensions raid threatens insurers

Standard Life among companies hit most by Budget measure

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